Millstone 20 1996 Virgin Oak

Thanks to /u/devoz  for the sample. Virgin oak whiskies and I aren’t on each other’s Xmas card list. Don’t get me wrong: I’m not saying I don’t fuck with them, but I don’t go out of my way to fuck with them. First off if you think slivers in your hand are painful… oh, we’re not going […]

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Tipperary 17 2002 Rum Cask

It’s tough when you’re starting a distillery. There’s a very, very high barrier to entry. We live in a time when the richest among us demand higher returns on investment, meaning if you have an idea and no money then you may as well not have an idea at all. Or you can keep that […]

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Speyburn 15 2004 KWM Cask 277

Thanks to /u/devoz  for sharing this sample… I think. As in I think thanks… I haven’t decided yet. We’re in an odd time to be a “not super rich” whisky nerd. That’s me. I’m not super rich. Sorry to the people who have been stalking me to steal all my goods and perhaps the odd service (buy […]

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Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye

Thanks to my buddy Rob who poured this (and the original Basil Hayden) as part of a recent whisky tasting we had (we all socially distanced and stayed outside and were all fully vaccinated). Experimentation is a good thing. I can frankly say that as someone who lives in Canada, where you can experiment and […]

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